in Business Aviation

Falcon 8X receives EASA certification

Posted 27 June 2016 · Add Comment

Dassault Aviation has announced that the Falcon 8X has received certification from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA).

The certification had been anticipated, and certification from the Federal Aviation Administration is due to be issued shortly.
 
First deliveries of the aircraft are due at the beginning of the fourth quarter of this year, as announced when the aircraft was launched in May 2014.
 
“Not only did we develop a Falcon which is exactly in line with the needs of our customers in terms of range, comfort and operational flexibility, but we also did so in record time and with an unparalleled process to ensure aircraft reliability and maturity”, said Eric Trappier, Dassault Aviation, chairman and CEO.
 
The 26th Falcon 8X is in its final assembly in the Mérignac facility, whilst the twelfth is in cabin outfitting in the Little Rock facility.  
* required field

Post a comment

Other Stories
Advertisement
Latest News

Gulfstream G500 on schedule for certification

Gulfstream Aerospace G500 flight-test programme is making significant progress toward the aircraft's anticipated 2017 certification by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

ASKY to add nonstop service between Lomé and Johannesburg

ASKY is to add a new nonstop service between Lomé and Johannesburg effective 8 April 2017.

UK government restrict electronic items on flights from Egypt and Tunisia

The UK government has announced changes to aviation security measures on selected inbound flights to the UK that restrict the size of electronic items that may be carried by passengers in the cabin.

Zimbabwe seeks Chinese funding for Harare Intl. Airport upgrade and expansion

Zimbabwe has approached the Chinese Import Export Bank (Exim) asking for an undisclosed loan amount to fund the planned upgrading and expansion of the Harare International Airport. By Oscar Nkala

Astral Aerial Solutions wins 2017 IATA Air Cargo Innovation award

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced that Kenya based Astral Aerial Solutions is the recipient of the IATA Air Cargo Innovation Award for 2017, for the company's Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Traffic

Yahsat enters long-term partnership with X SAT FZE

Yahsat has started a long-term strategic partnership with UAE communications solutions company X SAT FZE. Under the agreement, X SAT is committed to capacity on Yahsat's upcoming Ka-band satellite, Al Yah 3, to be launched later this

EBACE17 SK0103240517
See us at
Ethiopian AA BT2303130417EBACE17 BT0103240517Aviation Festival BT25114617GroundHandling BT0303280917